Archive for June 14th, 2014

Forest Park 2nd Alarm Fire & EMS Box 6-12-14

From CBSChicago:

One minor injury was reported after an extra-alarm fire [Thursday night] at a senior citizens’ apartment complex in Forest Park.

Firefighters responded to the fire around 11 p.m. at the Linden House Apartments, a five-story housing complex for seniors in the 1000 block of Des Plaines Avenue. Approximately 60 residents were evacuated because of the blaze, and many had already begun evacuating before firefighters arrived.

Here is an audio clip from the event:

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LaGrange Engine 1111

From Josh Boyajian:

LaGrange, Illinois Fire Department 2012 Ferrara Ember MVP 1500/1000/20 Engine 1111

Ferrara Ember MVP fire engine

LaGrange Engine 1111, a 2012 Ferrara Ember MVP rescue pumper. Josh Boyajian photo

More on this  engine HERE, HERE, and HERE.

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Chicago Fire Engine Rally and Swap Meet Today

5-11 Club of Chicago & The Fire Buffs of Illinois

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